Sweet rush

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a sweet-scented grass of Arabia, etc. (Andropogon schœnanthus), used in Oriental medical practice.
(Bot.) sweet flag.

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A sweet rush of pear follows on a smooth, complex palate, with a lovely minerality on the finish.
Although the kyphi recipe varied slightly from temple to temple, the number of separate ingredients always amounted to sixteen (4x4) and included raisins, burned resin, myrrh, sweet rush, aspalathos, juniper, cypress grass, honey and wine.
Its ingredients--balanos oil, myrrh, frankincense, serpent skin, wine from the oasis, cinnamon, aspalathos resins, balsam, and sweet rush have brought relief to countless thousands over the ages.